Faces on Fifth: Robert Jones

In this installment of Faces on Fifth, our ongoing series on the people behind Fifth Avenue’s businesses, institutions and buildings, we speak with Robert Jones, Senior Associate at Activate, a leading strategy and technology consulting firm for media, technology, entertainment and information businesses. Located at 156 Fifth Avenue, the company helps CEOs and senior management drive… Continue reading

186 Fifth Avenue

A charming and unusual Queen Anne office building, 186 Fifth Avenue was designed by Henry J. Hardenburgh, architect of the Plaza Hotel and the Dakota Apartments, whose nearby shop-front for the Sittenham Building at 123 Fifth Avenue is one of the district’s gems. Built of red brick, cast stone and terra cotta, 186 Fifth Avenue… Continue reading

184 Fifth Avenue

A demure office building clad in delicate terra-cotta, 184 Fifth Avenue’s current 1911 design replaced a previous cast iron façade which in turn had replaced a facade of brownstone…neatly summing up a century of architectural trends on one site, give or take a few extra stories. The architect of 194 Fifth Avenue, John Corey Westervelt,… Continue reading